Eileen Way

Last updated 09 January 2020

Eileen Way (1911-1994)
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Eileen Way

Born: Saturday 2nd September 1911
Died: Thursday 16th June 1994 (age: 82)


Eileen Way was an English actress who appeared in many film and television roles in a career dating back to the 1930s.

As well as two appearances in the television version of Doctor Who where she was the first person to die in the first story An Unearthly Child, she also appeared in the 1966 film Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD. 

She appeared in the second series of Poldark (1977), the Russell T Davies children's drama series Century Falls and episodes of By the Sword Divided, Inspector Morse, Bergerac, and Ripping Yarns.